In a previous blog post we outlined the term metabolic double jeopardy. This term refers to a condition where having a amount of body fat (obesity) can lead to sarcopenia. Sarcopenia refers to the loss of
“I don’t want to lift weights because it will make me look big and bulky” The above statement is a misconception shared by both male and female gym goers, although it tends to be more common among females.
Obesity levels in the developed world have reached epidemic levels. Due largely to poor dietary choices and low physical activity, the overwhelming majority of humanity is in critically poor physical condition.
Here’s an all-too-common scenario that I’m sure many of you have encountered in your personal health and fitness journeys: Week 0: First weigh-in. You record the number on your scales, then resolve never